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Mâconnais AOP

      Maconnais PDO
      Chevreton de Macon













Mâconnais, also known as Chevreton de Macon, is an artisanal French goat’s cheese made in the town of Macon, South Burgundy. Depending on the season, the cheese can also be made from cow’s milk or a combination of goat's and cow's milk.



Description



It is soft, cream coloured, firm, creamy and smooth with a melt-in-the-mouth consistency. As it ripens, marks of blue penicillium may start to envelop the cheese, turning it from ivory to bluish. Mâconnais gives away a light herbal, salty flavour and smell. The longer the maturation process, the harder and saltier, Mâconnais will become.



Cooking



The cheese perfectly goes with a glass of Chablis, Macon Red or a Beaujolais, Wheat beer, crackers and fruit.




Certification



PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)(ES). Protected designation of origińe (PDO) stands for a product for which the principal steps for production are done following a well-established technique within the same geographical area, which gives the product its characteristics. Year of registration 2010

AOC (Appellation d'origine contrôlée)(Fr). Year of registration 2006


Vegetarian



  No


Dietary product



  No


Lactose-free product



  No



NUTRITIONAL VALUE




Fat in dry matter



   45 %


Salt



   1.5 - 2.5 gr. per 100 gr.



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